Poetry Contest Winners

Dover Public Library's

20th Annual Poetry Contest Winners

    The Dover Public Library would like to announce the winners of our 20th Annual Poetry Contest. We would like to thank our judges: Janice Alberghene, John Michael Albert, Maria Faskianos, and Marcia Goodnow.  


Grades K-2

1st PlaceCali ColwellGrade 2Portsmouth Christian Academy
2nd PlaceEtta HamerGrade 2Garrison Elementary School
3rd PlaceThalia SharabaikaGrade 2Portsmouth Christian Academy
Honorable MentionWendy RouillardGrade 2Woodman Park School

Grades 3 & 4

1st PlacePrasan SundaravadivelGrade 4Horne Street School
2nd PlaceBower HayesGrade 4Building Block Commons
3rd PlaceRushi PatelGrade 4Woodman Park School
Honorable MentionYves TardifGrade 4Seacoast Charter School
Honorable MentionGia DroletGrade 4Portsmouth Christian Academy  

Grades 5 & 6

1st PlaceCamden StowellGrade 5St. Mary Academy
2nd PlaceEleanor ShillingGrade 5St. Mary Academy
3rd PlaceSilver ThayerGrade 5St. Mary Academy
Honorable MentionCora EngelmanGrade 5Dover Middle School  

Grades 7 & 8

1st PlaceIsabella PaolaGrade 7Dover Middle School
2nd PlaceSophia (Finn) JohnstonGrade 8Dover Middle School
3rd PlaceGrace DeanGrade 7Dover Middle School
Honorable MentionBrayden MartonGrade 7Dover Middle School  

Grades 9 & 10

1st PlaceElizabeth MenchenGrade 9Portsmouth Christian Academy
2nd PlaceAly MooreGrade 10Portsmouth Christian Academy
3rd PlaceHarrison CaiGrade 10Portsmouth Christian Academy
Honorable MentionAli NguyenGrade 9Dover High School  

Grades 11 & 12

1st PlaceNicole JurgelGrade 12Dover High School
2nd PlaceKyla HillGrade 11Dover High School
3rd PlaceYing YinGrade 11Portsmouth Christian Academy
Honorable MentionKathryn CostelloGrade 11Dover High School  


1st PlaceElizabeth GoldmanDover, NH
2nd PlaceJody HamiltonStrafford, NH
3rd PlaceChuck RhoadesDover, NH
Honorable MentionCaleb JagodaDover, NH
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